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The Fallacy of Universal Basic Income

The Fallacy of Universal Basic Income

By Charlie Evans So the cat is out the bag. Mark Drakeford has announced the radical project of a “universal basic income” is to be trialled in Wales. It was an initiative that was laughed at just ten years ago when the Green Party were trying to normalise the idea,...

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Stephen Morris – A message from Gwlad

Stephen Morris – A message from Gwlad

The past year has seen a hardening of people’s views of Wales’s place within the UK; amongst the Conservative Party in Wales there has been a noticeable swing against the current Devolution settlement, perhaps out of a concern to guard their right flank...

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Our response to the 2021 UK Budget

Our response to the 2021 UK Budget

At the Centre for Welsh Studies (CWS) we commend the UK Government’s extension of Coronavirus-related support for the Welsh economy and bold proposals around levelling up Wales, while also being cautiously optimistic about its long-term impacts. Now more than ever, we...

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